It’s that time of year when the summer holidays are calling. Wondering where we could place our towel is an exciting yet daunting prospect, given the sheer range of choice on offer. The Greek islands continue to amaze and delight holidaymakers, and for thrill-seekers and beach bums looking for somewhere that little bit special, holidays to Zante are the obvious choice.
Also known as Zakynthos, Zante is the most southerly of the Greek Ionian islands and it fits the bill for just about any type of sun-seeking traveller.
To the north of the island are mountains with quaint traditional villages nestled between them. The central region is scattered with olive groves and vineyards, while the southern region – the most popular as a holiday destination – is all about the beach. The tourist area has become dedicated to offering the perfect holiday spot. Enjoy friendly Greek hospitality, lively bars and nightclubs, energetic watersports, knock-out scenery and more than a few cosy taverns to while away the hours after sunset.
If you would prefer to lay back and soak up some rays then there are many idyllic beaches, from which you can enjoy the hot Grecian sun and soak up some of the best scenery in Europe. Besides the stunning beachscapes you can travel north to view a very different side to holidays to Zante. The mountainous regions offer superb viewing and a great trek for nature lovers. The traditional villages add an air of history and culture so it’s well worth spending a day visiting this area. And while you are there it is essential that you visit the ‘blue caves’ which have to be seen to be believed.
All in all, Zante is a sizzling summer hotspot that’s bound to tick all the right boxes, and then some…
Find out more about holidays to Zante through Thomas Cook. You can book a holiday with Thomas Cook to the Greek islands as a late deal, a fun-filled family holiday or as part of an early booking for next summer’s getaway. Get online at ThomasCook.com or pop into a high street shop to turn your holiday plans into reality.
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